dangermike: I can’t be the only here who uses [surveys given by retailers] to spread just a enough chaos and misinformation to feel good about myself when I lay down my head at night.
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In today’s Best of Comments, someone claiming to be an AT&T employee explains why their iPhone upgrade pricing is really supposed to be pro-consumer, and another commenter tries some armchair psychology on the management of large corporations.
SirWired: Any home cook who uses anything other than a standard porcelain-topped range (or cooktop) is a poseur. Restaurant kitchens use stainless steel appliances because their stuff gets scrubbed down several times a day with a ScotchBrite and Comet. Unless you seriously do that in your kitchen, Stainless Steel is just extra expense, in addition to being a real pain to keep clean.
In today’s best comments, a reader from Oregon explains why pumping gas can be so exciting, and a reader trades a little herb for a restaurant meal right here in the United States.
For today’s Comment of the Day, our readers took the (MILDLY AMUSING POST) about a failed attempt at sending a form letter by (MAJOR UNITED STATES AIRLINE). One comment clearly shone, though. Or maybe all of our editors just grew up in the ’80s.
Today in our comments section, parents and non-parents alike had a thoughtful discussion about the prospect of a low-cost tablet designed just for kids offered by Toys ‘R’ Us. Commenters also shared their most precious memories of childhood National HP Toner Month celebrations, reminding us all that even people who grew up in laser and inkjet households have something in common.
raydeebug: Hey, at least they’re grown on Earth. I don’t want no low-grav Martian apples taking over my local grocery store. Why not?
1: The interplanetary subsidies really just create more costs in space pollution and radiation exposure-related health issues.
2: The little tripods, while adorable, mean the dang things keep getting out of the fruit bowl and scaring the cats.